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These happy golden years / by Laura Ingalls Wilder ; illustrated by Garth Williams.

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957 [author.].
Contributor(s): Williams, Garth, 1912-1996 [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Wilder, Laura Ingalls, Little House: book 8.Publisher: New York : HarperTrophy, 2004, c1971Edition: Full color collector's ed.Description: 289 p. : col. ill. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 0060581875 ; 9780060581879 .Subject(s): Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957 -- Family -- Children's fiction | Teachers -- Children's fiction | Courtship -- Children's fiction | Frontier and pioneer life -- South Dakota -- Children's fictionSummary: Laura has her first experiences as a teacher, and is courted by Almanzo Wilder.
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Junior Fiction Stratford
Children's Fiction WIL (Browse shelf) 1 Available A00491282
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

<p>Immerse yourself in Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved Little House series, now featuring Garth Williams' classic art in vibrant full-color!</p> <p>Laura is teaching school, and it's terrifying! Most of the students are taller than she is, and she must sleep away from home for the first time. Laura is miserable, but the money is needed to keep Mary in a college for the blind.</p> <p>And every Friday--no matter what the weather--Almanzo Wilder arrives to take Laura home to her family for the weekend. Laura and Almanzo are courting, and even though she's not yet sixteen, she knows that this is a time for new beginnings.</p> <p>The nine books in the timeless Little House series tell the story of Laura's real childhood as an American pioneer, and are cherished by readers of all generations. They offer a unique glimpse into life on the American frontier, and tell the heartwarming, unforgettable story of a loving family.</p>

Laura has her first experiences as a teacher, and is courted by Almanzo Wilder.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Laura Leaves Home (p. 1)
  • First Day of School (p. 11)
  • One Week (p. 21)
  • Sleigh Bells (p. 30)
  • A Stiff Upper Lip (p. 46)
  • Managing (p. 53)
  • A Knife in the Dark (p. 60)
  • A Cold Ride (p. 69)
  • The Superintendent's Visit (p. 78)
  • Almanzo Says Good-by (p. 82)
  • Jingle Bells (p. 89)
  • East or West, Home Is Best (p. 95)
  • Springtime (p. 102)
  • Holding Down a Claim (p. 114)
  • Mary Comes Home (p. 123)
  • Summer Days (p. 130)
  • Breaking the Colts (p. 140)
  • The Perry School (p. 147)
  • The Brown Poplin (p. 157)
  • Nellie Oleson (p. 170)
  • Barnum and Skip (p. 185)
  • Singing School (p. 201)
  • Barnum Walks (p. 209)
  • Almanzo Goes Away (p. 217)
  • The Night Before Christmas (p. 223)
  • Teachers' Examinations (p. 232)
  • School Days End (p. 236)
  • The Cream-Colored Hat (p. 239)
  • Summer Storm (p. 251)
  • Sunset on the Hill (p. 259)
  • Wedding Plans (p. 265)
  • "Haste to the Wedding" (p. 272)
  • Little Gray Home in the West (p. 279)

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